Frankfurt Day Trip to Heidelberg and Palace of Schwetzingen

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Karlstor entrance.
Bridge in Heidelberg.
Heidelberg.
Church exterior.
Panoramic photo of Heidelberg.
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What To Expect

Visit Heidelberg, one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. The city lies on the Neckar River and it is an everlasting favorite among international tourists!

Highlights

  • Visit Heidelberg, one of the most beautiful cities in Germany!

  • Explore the world famous Heidelberg Castle

  • See one of the largest wine barrels in the world

  • Enjoy a guided tour to the Palace of Schwetzingen

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours from Frankfurt
Departs From:
Frankfurt
Meeting Point:
Wiesenhuttenplatz or Hotel pick-up
Duration:
8 hours and 30 minutes
Availability:
daily at 9:30 AM
Product Code:
12457
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

First off, explore of the world famous castle (partially in ruins) with its impressive Gothic and Renaissance buildings. Wander through the large courtyard and the mighty terrace then see one of the largest wine barrels in the world, the Heidelberg Tun.

Take a walk in the medieval town center and marvel at the Old Bridge, Karlstor, the Church of the Holy Spirit, House of the Knights with its precious Renaissance facade and small lanes with half-timbered houses.

Continue on to the beautiful Palace of Schwetzingen. This precious building has once been the summer residence of the Palatinate Electors.

On the guided visit of the residence, get to see the rooms and halls with their original furniture from the 18th century. Moreover, roam along the fantastic gardens of the Residence laid out in the French and English influences. They are without equal in Europe.

Includes

  • English speaking guide

  • Entrance fee to the palace

  • Hotel transfers to/from Frankfurt city center hotels (if option is selected)

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Infants aged 0 to 1 will have to pay child price. Please select child ticket option.

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off rates apply to Frankfurt city center hotels only. Transfers outside this area may be subject to additional costs, please inquire.

  • This tour has a 4 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

  • Palace Schwetzingen is currently under construction. The estimated reopening is scheduled for July 2016. We can only take reservations on request. Please be informed that the reopening might change again.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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